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Amherst Media is a dynamic, community driven, non-profit, public access information, communication & technology center. We have been broadcasting Public Access, Educational and Government channels in Amherst, MA since 1975. We offer community workshops, studio & podcasting facilities, and are an Apple Authorized Training Center.

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Oct 19, 2017 Amherst Media
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LOCATION: Town Hall, Town Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes; Appearance Bldg Commissioner Rob Morra - update on Site Plan Review Applicability & Admin Approval; Pub Hearing Scenic Roads Stone Wall Removal 294 & 304 Leverett Rd Request removal 8 - 10 ft. of stone wall for construction of driveway; Planning & Zoning ZSC Report, Downtown Forum plan for upcoming forum, Public Comment; Town Meeting Warrant Review, Movers & Speakers, Plan Board Reports to Town Meeting, TMCC & LWV...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, local government, planning board
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Oct 19, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, Town Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment. Town Mgr & Member Reports. Action Items: Water System Overview & Resiliency Analysis; Water Rate Structure; establish Rental Appeals Board; Vote & Assign Positions on STM Warrant Articles: #10. Reg'l School District Planning Committee, #11. Charter School Funding & Expansion, #12. Gen'l Bylaw - Public Shade Trees, & #13. Gen'l Bylaw - Town Mtg. Advisory Committee; FY18 Town Mgr Goals. Appt...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, select board, local government
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Oct 19, 2017 Amherst Media
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A look at some of the internships Amherst Media offers through the experiences of current interns.
Topics: amherst, amherst media, internships, media, social media, journalism
Amherst Media
Oct 19, 2017 Amherst Media
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Julie Dobrow lecture by Dr. Julie Dobrow on the topic of Mabel Loomis Todd and 19th-century women's activism.
Topics: amherst, amherst media, history bites, mabel loomis todd, activism, julie dobrow
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Oct 18, 2017 Amherst Media
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JOINT Meeting of the AMHERST and PELHAM School Committees 6:00 PM, TUESDAY, October 17, 2017 Library Amherst Regional High School 170 Chestnut Street, Amherst, MA 01002 NOTE: This meeting is recorded and live-broadcast by Amherst Media AGENDA 1) Welcome 6:00 p.m. A. Call to Order B. Approve Minutes—September 25, 2017 2) K-6 Regionalization Discussion (Joint Topic) 6:05 p.m. ADJOURN PELHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE 3) Announcements and Public Comments 6:35 p.m. 4) Superintendent’s Update 6:45 p.m. 5)...
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Oct 17, 2017 Amherst Media
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Live At The Grid featuring Aversed, a hard charging metal band from Boston headed up by UMass student Sungwoo Jeong. Includes an exclusive post-performance interview with the band!
Topics: amherst, amherst media, live at the grid, aversed, sungwoo jeong, umass, music, metal
Amherst Media
Oct 17, 2017 Amherst Media
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JOINT Meeting of the AMHERST and PELHAM School Committees 6:00 PM, TUESDAY, October 17, 2017 Library Amherst Regional High School 170 Chestnut Street, Amherst, MA 01002 NOTE: This meeting is recorded and live-broadcast by Amherst Media AGENDA 1) Welcome 6:00 p.m. A. Call to Order B. Approve Minutes—September 25, 2017 2) K-6 Regionalization Discussion (Joint Topic) 6:05 p.m. ADJOURN PELHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE 3) Announcements and Public Comments 6:35 p.m. 4) Superintendent’s Update 6:45 p.m. 5)...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, local government, education, pelham, schools committee
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Oct 17, 2017 Amherst Media
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Darwin's Dogs: Telling the Tails of Your Pet's DNA" with Dr. Jesse McClure. 
Topics: amherst, amherst media, darwins dogs, science cafe, jesse mcclure, pets, dna
Amherst Media
Oct 12, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 5:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, First Floor Meeting Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Discussion and Vote on Warrant Articles, Finance Committee Report to Town Meeting---Approval, Financial Information Update, Transportation Committee--Parking Fees Committee and Liaison Reports, Minutes, Topics not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of Meeting. Next Meeting—October 19---Budget Guidelines for FY19---Discussion.
Topics: amherst, finance committee, amherst media, local government
Amherst Media
Oct 12, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 5:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Presentation to the Four Boards (Select Board, Library Trustees, Finance and School Committees) by the Town Manager and co-interim Finance Directors on the financial status of the Town.
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Joint Meeting of the AMHERST-PELHAM REGIONAL and UNION 26 School Committees 6:30 PM TUESDAY, October 10, 2017 Library, Amherst Regional High School 21 Mattoon Street Amherst, MA 01002 NOTE: This meeting is broadcast live, and taped for later broadcast, by Amherst Media. AGENDA*  Call to order and enter Executive Session in accordance with Open Meeting Law, MGL c. 30A, Section21(a) 6:30 p.m. pursuant to Purpose 3 to discuss strategy with respect to litigation with Ray and Associates because...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, local government, education
Amherst Media
Oct 6, 2017 Amherst Media
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Puerto Rican poet and performer, Magdalena Gómez, presents a two-hour performance reading from Puerto Rican literature with unscripted intimate, personal commentary as a fundraiser for long-term Puerto Rican relief efforts.
Topics: amherst, amherst media, loud puerto rican, live, puerto rico, hurricane relief
Amherst Media
Oct 5, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes; Public Hrgs - Site Plan Review 7:05PM SPR2018-05 Ichiban Asian Bistro 104-106 No Pleasant St Request SPR approval for seasonal outdoor seating/dining (Map 14A/43, B-G district); Planning & Zoning ZSC Report, Downtown/Town Center Community Forum planning for second forum; Public Comment; Other; Town Meeting Movers & Speakers, Plan Bd Reports, TMCC/LWV Warrant Review 10/24, TMCC Zoning Forum 10/25, Old...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, planning board, local government
Amherst Media
Oct 5, 2017 Amherst Media
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 2017 Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce A+ Awards
Topics: amherst, amherst media, chamber awards, chamber of commerce, lindsay barron, jim brassord, tom...
Amherst Media
Oct 2, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order. Public Comment. Town Manager and Member Reports. Action and Discussion Items: Health Insurance: Update; Fire Staffing Study: First Look; FY19 Budget Policy Guidelines: Continuing Discussion; November 6, 2017 Special Town Meeting Warrant Review; Vote and Assign Positions On Warrant Articles: 1) Reports of Boards and Committees; 2) Transfer of Free Cash to Stabilization. Metered Parking Reservation: Business...
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Amherst Media
Sep 30, 2017 Amherst Media
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 A very special musical event will take place in the Grace Sanctuary on Saturday, September 30th at 4:00 pm – as part of Grace’s Sesquicentennial observation, we present a program of music “homegrown” at Grace.  This concert will include music by numerous composers who have been connected with Grace Church, including Horace Boyer, Dick Damon, Ann Kearns, Randy Giles, Karen Guthrie, Lloyd Craighill, Sam Lowry and Beth Hart Damon.  Singers include members of the Grace Church Choir, and...
Topics: amherst media, amherst, grace church, sanctuary, composers, music
Amherst Media
Sep 28, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Review of Warrant Articles. 2. Review Finance Committee statement for the Fall Report . 3. Financial Information Update. 4. Committee and Liaison Reports: DPW/Fire, Library, Schools, Other. 5. Fall tentative meeting dates and agenda items. 6. Minutes of Previous Meetings. 7. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of Meeting.
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Amherst Media
Sep 26, 2017 Amherst Media
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Joint Meeting of the AMHERST-PELHAM REGIONAL and UNION 26 School Committees 6:30 PM TUESDAY, September 26, 2017 Library, Amherst Regional High School 21 Mattoon Street Amherst, MA 01002 NOTE: This meeting is broadcast live, and taped for later broadcast, by Amherst Media. AGENDA*  Call to Order 6:30 p.m.  Approve Minutes—September 12, 2017 6:30 p.m.  Announcements and Extended Public Comment 6:35 p.m.  Joint Committee Item 7:00 p.m. 1) Interim Superintendent Job Talk Presentation...
Topics: amherst, pelham, regional, school committee, local government, education
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Sep 25, 2017 Amherst Media
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RECEIVED: 9/2117 at 2:46 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order. Public Comment. Action & Discussion Items: 7 p.m. Community Services Discussion: Future Budget Guideline. Request for Special Legislation: Act to Establish a Public Art Fund in Amherst. Mobilitie Pole Petitions: Authorize/Order. Grant of Easement to WMECo d/b/a Eversource and Verizon NE Inc. for Cell Tower at Transfer Station, 740 Belchertown Rd. MA DCR Notice of Intent to...
Topics: Amherst, Amherst Media, local government, select board, public access, PEG, community media
Amherst Media
Sep 25, 2017 Amherst Media
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 MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Amherst Regional High School, Library. LIST OF TOPICS: Approve minutes of September 19, 2017; Public Comment; PVCICS Expansion Vote on Town Meeting Article; Fort River Building Committee Mission Statement, Committee Composition, Recruitment and Selection; FY19 School Committee Budget Guidance; Gazette Column Authorship Discussion; School Committee Planning; Adjourn
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Amherst Media
Sep 25, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Police Station, Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order, approve agenda, approve minutes 2. Public comment 3. Complete edits for final charter and charter report 4. (7:15 or later) Vote on charter, charter report, and submission of charter and report to Select Board 5. Other planning 6. Final comments by members and public 7. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours prior to the meeting 8. Approve minutes from this meeting, if possible 9....
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Amherst Media
Sep 21, 2017 Amherst Media
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In this episode of A Window into ARPS, Dr. Morris interviews Dr. Patty Bode, Interim Principal of Amherst Regional Middle School, and Mark Jackson, Principal of Amherst Regional High School.
Topics: amherst, amherst media, arps, michael morris, patty bode, mark jackson, amherst regional high school
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Sep 21, 2017 Amherst Media
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“From the Chemistry Lab to Public Policy: The Science of Creating a Political Movement” Shaughnessy Naughton founded 314Action.org to encourage and unite the scientific community to do more than just advocate for science, but also to get involved in the political process. 314 Action is committed to electing more STEM candidates to office, advocating for evidence-based policy solutions to issues like climate change, and fighting attacks on science. She spoke at Mount Holyoke Sept. 21.
Topics: amherst, amherst media, local government, chemistry lab, public policy, mount holyoke, shaughnessy...
Amherst Media
Sep 19, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes; Public Hearings - Zoning Amendments 7:05PM A-03-18 Zoning - Retail Marijuana Establishment; 7:10 PM A-04-18 Zoning - Temporary Moratorium - Retail Marijuana Establishment; Public Hearings - Site Plan Review 7:30 PM SPR2018-06 Town of Amherst - Boltwood Walk barrier removal; Planning & Zoning ZSC Report, Downtown/Town Center Community Forum - plan for fall forum; Public Comment; Other, Old Business Signing of...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, planning board, local government
Amherst Media
Sep 18, 2017 Amherst Media
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REVISED: 9/14/17 at 2:27 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order. Public Comment. Town Mgr & Member Reports. Action & Discussion Items: FY 18 Certification of Real & Personal Property Values: Update; 7 p.m. Recreational Marijuana Update and Public Listening Session; DPWG Recommendations - Continued Discussion; 11/06/17 STM Citizen Petitions Received; 2018 ATM Calendar: First Look. Appoint Aaron Hayden to Amherst Redevelopment...
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Sep 18, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: ARHS, Library. LIST OF TOPICS: Approve Minutes; Public Comments; Interim Superintendent's Update; PVCICS Expansion: Town Meeting Article and School Committee Resolution; Fort River Building Committee Forums Review; Charter/Choice/Private School Survey Presentation; Enrollment Working Group Update; Homework Working Group Update; School Committee Planning; Adjourn
Topics: amherst, amherst media, local government, education, school committee
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Sep 18, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: Police Station, Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order, approve agenda, approve minutes 2. (at 5:35) Paul Bockelman on experience with 2-year terms 3. Public comment 4. Continue discussing edits for final charter 5. (at 6:30) Stephen Schreiber on planning and zoning components 6. Other planning: future meetings, final report, etc. 7. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours prior to the meeting 8. Adjourn
Topics: amherst, amherst media, charter commission, local government
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Sep 13, 2017 Amherst Media
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TIME: 7:05 pm. LOCATION: Police Dept, Community Room. TOPICS: A-01-18 Zoning - Table 3 Footnotes (Plg Bd) - To see if the Town will amend Art 6 of the Zoning Bylaw by removing Footnote 'j' from Table 3, Dimensional Regs & to see if the Town will amend Art 6 & Art 4 of the Zoning Bylaw by removing Footnote 'k' from the list of Footnotes for Table 3 & removing the bottom four rows of dimensional requirements for Cluster Develop'ts from Table 3, Dimensional Regs, & adding similar...
Topics: Amherst, Amherst Media, Planning Board, community media, PEG, government
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Sep 12, 2017 Amherst Media
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Joint Meeting of the AMHERST-PELHAM REGIONAL and UNION 26 School Committees 6:30 PM TUESDAY, September 12, 2017 Library, Amherst Regional High School NOTE: This meeting is broadcast live, and taped for later broadcast, by Amherst Media. AGENDA  Call to Order 6:30 p.m.  Approve Minutes—August 22, 2017 and September 6, 2017 6:30 p.m.  Announcements and Extended Public Comment 6:35 p.m.  Joint Committee Item 7:05 p.m. 1) Permanent Superintendent Appointment Discussion ADJOURN UNION...
Topics: amherst, pelham, regional, school committee, local government, amherst media
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Sep 12, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order. Public Comment. Town Mgr & Member Reports. 7:00 PM Public Hearing: Proposed Parking Regs on Olympia Dr & Fisher St. Action and Discussion Items: Town Manager Eval: Process Review & FY 18 Goal Discussion; Fall STM Petitioned Zoning Articles. Committee Appts to 6/30/2020: Sophia Maldonado to HRC; Masoud Hashemi to Ag Comm and Rachel Loeffler to PSTC. Change of Date for Road Closure: BID Block Party;...
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Sep 12, 2017 Amherst Media
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Meeting of the AMHERST School Committee 6:15 PM TUESDAY, September 12, 2017 Library, Amherst Regional High School AGENDA  Call to Order 6:15 p.m.  New and Continuing Business 1) Submission of Town Meeting Warrant to Establish a Regional School District Planning Board with Pelham (Vote) 2) Warrant article at Amherst Town Meeting opposing expansion of Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School enrollment (Vote)  Adjourn 6:30 p.m.
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Sep 7, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, First Floor Meeting Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Reorganization of Finance Committee (Chair and Vice Chair) 2. Continue Cost Driver Information/Discussion, How and What goes into the Tax Rate Setting (David Burgess), Draft Fact Sheet (Aldrich and Neale), UMass Public Policy Program Information ( Jayne and Aldrich) 3. Update FY17 and FY18 budget and financial information (Aldrich) 4. FC Warrant Article---Capital Stabilization Fund (Theilman) 5. Committee...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, finance committee, local government
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Sep 6, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, Town Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Minutes 2. Planning & Zoning A. ZSC Report B. Downtown/Town Center Community Forum - planning for fall forum C. Discussion of Retail Marijuana proposed zoning amendments D. Public Comment E. Other 3. Old Business A. SPR2018-04 Twn of Amherst Facilities Dept. - Property behind N. Amherst Library - 8 & 24 Montague Rd - review of revised parking lot layout B. Signing of decisions C. Planning Bd Summer/Fall Schedule -...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, planning board, local government
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Aug 31, 2017 Amherst Media
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 MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order 2. Introduction 3. Public Comment 4. Adjourn Note: Due to technical issues, the full meeting was not captured
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Aug 31, 2017 Amherst Media
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Amherst Media interns Charlie Turner and NJ Park take a look at the daily life and struggles of Ashleigh, a traffic island panhandler in Hadley. This short documentary explores the problem of homelessness in the Amherst area and includes interviews with homeless advocates.
Topics: amherst, amherst media, homelessness, hadley, northampton, panhandling, advocates
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Aug 30, 2017 Amherst Media
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TOPICS: Call to Order. Public Comment. Town Mgr & Member Rep'ts. Mobilitie Petitions for Grant of Pole Loc for E. Pleasant & Orchard Hill Dr & Sunset Ave & North Hadley Rd. Action & Discussion: DPWG Parking Recomm'ds; Olympia Dr Prkg Plan - First Look; TM Perf Eval Final & Authorize Town Mgr Contract. 4th Qtr budget report. Appt of Election Workers (see list att'd); Fletcher Clark to CPAC to 6/30/18. Road closure Overlook Dr for Annual High Point Hill Block Party...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, local government, select board
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Aug 29, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Police Station, Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order, approve agenda, approve minutes 2. Public comment 3. Review feedback on preliminary charter 4. Plan for August 31 Public Hearing 5. Other planning: future meetings, final report, etc. 6. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours prior to the meeting 7. Adjourn
Topics: amherst, amherst media, local government, charter commission
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Aug 22, 2017 Amherst Media
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Meeting of the AMHERST-PELHAM REGIONAL School Committee 6:30 PM TUESDAY, August 22, 2017 Library, Amherst Regional High School AGENDA  Call to Order 6:30 p.m.  Approve Minutes—June 27, 2017; August 15, 2017 6:30 p.m.  Announcements and Public Comment 6:35 p.m.  Superintendent’s Update 6:45 p.m.  Chair’s Report 6:50 p.m.  Subcommittee Updates 7:00 p.m.  New and Continuing Business 1) Vote Contracts 7:10 p.m. a) APEA Memorandum of Agreement POTENTIAL MOTION: Approve the...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, local government, regional school committee, pelham, education
Amherst Media
Aug 21, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 5:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, Town Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Opening Remarks; Announcements and Agenda Review. NO public comment. Town Manager Performance Evaluation: Review of Individual Evaluations, Composite Evaluation and Draft Summary. Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hrs before the meeting. PLEASE NOTE: All evaluation documents are to be distributed to the Select Board in compliance with Open Meeting Law at the 5:00 p.m. start time, as well as made available for...
Topics: Amherst, Amherst Media, Select Board, local government, community media, public access
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Aug 17, 2017 Amherst Media
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 MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Hearings - Site Plan Review 7:05PM SPR2018-02 Amherst College Softball Field 212 Northampton Rd Request approval for improvements to existing field, including new dugouts, bullpens, batting tunnels, new backstop & modification of small section of fencing (14C-13, R-N district); 7:15PM SPR2018-03 Town of Amherst - Regional High School 21 Mattoon St Request approval for installation of two 12' x 20' storage...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, local government, planning board
Amherst Media
Aug 17, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 5:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, Town Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Opening Remarks; Announcements and Agenda Review. NO public comment. Town Manager Performance Evaluation: Review of Individual Evaluations, Composite Evaluation and Draft Summary. Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hrs before the meeting. PLEASE NOTE: All evaluation documents are to be distributed to the Select Board in compliance with Open Meeting Law at the 5:00 p.m. start time, as well as made available for...
Topics: Amherst, Amherst Media, Select Board, Town Manager, local government, public access
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Aug 15, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment. Town Mgr. & Member Reports. Town Mgr. Performance Eval.: Discuss FY18 Goals. Draft Mtg. Schedule Sept. to Dec 2017. Appoint Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board: Emile Hamilton & Nancy Schroeder to 6/30/19; Sid Ferreira, Jay Levy, & Laura Quinn to 6/30/20; Jim Brissette as LSSE Rep to Community Preservation Act Committee to 6/30/18. Road Closure & Reserved Parking for BID 6th Annual Block Party...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, local government, select board
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Aug 8, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order; Listening Session regarding the Fort River Building and Site Feasibility Study School Building Committee; Adjourn.
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Aug 7, 2017 Amherst Media
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Joint Meeting of the AMHERST-PELHAM REGIONAL and Union 26 School Committees 6:30 PM WEDNESDAY, September 6, 2017 Library, Amherst Regional High School NOTE: This meeting will be recorded and live-broadcast by Amherst Media AGENDA  Call to Order 6:30 p.m.  Adjourn to Executive Session according to MGL Chapter 30A, Section 21(a)(3) to discuss strategy with 6:30 p.m. respect to litigation (Ray and Associates) if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the litigating position of the...
Topics: amherst, amherst media, local government, regional, pelham, union 26, school committee
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Annual History Lecture on Some Amherst Residents who Served in the Civil War Presentation by Robert Rower Produced by George Naughton
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Aug 2, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Site Plan Review Public Hearings 7:05PM SPR2017-17 Amherst College Plimpton House 82 Lessey St Request SPR approval for site & building improvements including accessible walkway, new plantings, relocated accessible parking space, new parking striping, two new exterior doors, changes to lighting, thinning of overgrown trees & addition of trellis & barbecue area (Map 14B/2, R-G district); 7:15PM SPR2018-01 Amherst...
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Amherst Media
Aug 1, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Amherst Regional High School, Library. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements and public comment; Planning for listening session on August 8, 2017; Discussion of potential submission of town meeting warrant to establish a Regional School District Planning Board with Pelham; School Committee planning; Adjourn
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Jul 30, 2017 Amherst Media
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The Bruce Show #112 : All That Racket Bruce Produced
Topics: amherst, amherst media, the bruce show, all that racket, bruce smith
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Jul 28, 2017 Amherst Media
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In this episode of Hourglass Trails, Tulip speaks with Sheikh Muhammad Sarwar, a graduate of Computer Science at UMass, about the history, art and music of Rabindranath Tagore. Sheikh performs several of Tagore's famous pieces!
Topics: amherst, amherst media, tagore, tulip, sheikh muhammad sawar, computer science, history, art, music
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Jul 28, 2017 Amherst Media
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In this episode of Hourglass Trails, Tulip speaks with Sheikh Muhammad Sarwar, a graduate of Computer Science at UMass, about the history, art and music of Rabindranath Tagore. Sheikh performs several of Tagore's famous pieces!
Topics: amherst, amherst media, hourglass trails, tulip chowdhury, shiekh muhammad sarwar, music, art,...
Amherst Media
Jul 26, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Police Station, Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order, approve agenda, approve minutes 2. Public comment 3. Planning: outreach, feedback, future meetings, publication, etc. 4. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours prior to the meeting 5. Adjourn
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Amherst Media
Jul 24, 2017 Amherst Media
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REVISED: 7/20/17 at 9:00 am. MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment. Town Manager & Member Reports. 7 p.m. Eversource Pole Hearing North Prospect St. 7:10 p.m. Eversource & Verizon Pole Hearing Belchertown Rd. Public Hearing Continued from 7/17/17 on Parking Regulations. Action Items: UTAC Reorg Update. Rec Marijuana Update; Establish School Zone Fort River Elem.; Crosswalk Request UMass North Pleasant St., Street Light Requests: Hobart...
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Amherst Media
Jul 19, 2017 Amherst Media
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In A Window into ARPS, Interim Superintendent Mike Morris introduces the new and veteran educators within the ARPS system. Episode 1: Doreen Cunningham & Ryan Harb Episode 2: Tim Sheehan & Dionne Walker-McCraven Episode 3: Allison Estes-Browne & Waleska Santiago-Centeno
Topics: amherst, amherst media, a window into arps, pelham, mike morris, education
Amherst Media
Jul 19, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes, Pub H'rgs Site Plan Review 7:05PM SPR2017-16 Sandri Realty 40 Belchertown Rd Request approval to operate vehicle fueling station/repair shop; 7:30PM SPR2017-17 Amherst College Plimpton House 82 Lessey St (pub h'rg to be rescheduled to August 2, 2017); 7:45PM SPR-C2017-14 Paul Cole 1194 West St Apple Brook Cluster Subdivision (pub h'rg cont'd from 6/21/17); Planning&Zoning ZSC Report, Downtown/Town Center...
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Amherst Media
Jul 17, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, Town Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Fire Dept New Hires & Promotion Ceremony. Agenda Review. Public Comment. Town Mgr & Member Reports. 7 p.m. Public Hearing - Parking Reg changes in hourly rates, enforcement and duration, fines, fees and duration & winter storm policy. Action items: Berkshire Gas Moratorium Update; TAC Recommendation PVTA Service Changes; Town Manager Performance Eval: Self Evaluation Update. Committee Appointments: New - Stephen...
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Amherst Media
Jul 13, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: Police Station Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order, approve agenda 2. Public comment 3. Final review Preliminary Charter Language (all articles) 4. Final review Preliminary Report language 5. Vote on draft charter proposal (3 votes: vote on merits of preliminary charter; vote on preliminary report language; vote on submitting charter & report as approved for publication and to Attorney General and DHCD per legal requirements in MGL Ch. 43B) 6....
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Amherst Media
Jul 12, 2017 Amherst Media
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The Curious Giraffe show is a series hosted by Dorothy Cresswell, retired elementary school teacher and music educator. The program aims to get kids thinking about important issues in today's society.
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Jul 12, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: Police Station Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order, approve agenda (5 minutes) 2. Public comment (15 minutes) 3. Review and edit master draft language (all articles and introduction) (2 hours, 40 minutes) 4. Review Preliminary Report Language (30 minutes) 5. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours prior to the meeting 6. Planning: the vote to approve draft charter; future meetings; publication; etc. (30 minutes) 7. Adjourn
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Amherst Media
Jul 11, 2017 Amherst Media
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"Old Flame" plays "Live At The Grid." This Amherst band is making a name for itself through the music of resistance, mining veins of amped up electric dissent with an authentic edge.
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Amherst Media
Jul 10, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: Police Station Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order, approve agenda (5 minutes) 2. Public comment (15 minutes) 3. Review and edit master draft language (all articles and introduction) (3 hours, 10 minutes) 4. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours prior to the meeting 5. Planning: the vote to approve draft charter; future meetings; publication; etc. (30 minutes) 6. Adjourn.
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Amherst Media
Jul 10, 2017 Amherst Media
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REVISED: 7/7/17 at 8:41 am. MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Police Officer Commendations & Academy Grad Intro. Public Comment. Town Mgr & Member Reports. Action:Temp Easements Mill St Bridge; Rental Reg Update; Sign Reg Update; Limited Release of Restriction - U-Drive; Parking Reg Public Hearing Prep; Town Mgr Eval Update. New Appoint: Agents of Select Board; Robin Thompson to ACC to 2020; John Judge as Assoc ZBA to 2018; Jim Lumley & Bruce...
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Jul 6, 2017 Amherst Media
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Spirit Ghost brings their smooth "Dead Tropical" sound to Amherst Media in a short studio concert Live From The Grid. The Amherst-based band is a favorite on the area indie-rock scene, know for their surf guitar riffs and good humored antics.
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Jul 5, 2017 Amherst Media
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Lecture with slides on diversity in the early years of Mass Agricultural College (now UMass) Lecture by Robert Cox Produced by George Naughton
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Amherst Media
Jul 3, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: Police Station, Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order, approve agenda, approve minutes (5 minutes) 2. Public comment (15 minutes) 3. Review and edit master draft language (all articles) (3 hours, 10 minutes) 4. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours prior to the meeting 5. Planning: future meetings, public feedback (30 minutes) 6. Adjourn
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Amherst Media
Jun 30, 2017 Amherst Media
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Theological Devotional: Compassionate Care 1 Timothy Produced by Rev. Anita Morris
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Jun 30, 2017 Amherst Media
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Theological Devotional: I Told the Storm to Go! Mark 4:39 Produced by Rev. Anita Morris
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Jun 29, 2017 Amherst Media
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The Town of Amherst Select Board, Planning Board, and Town Manager invite you to a community forum on Thursday, June 29, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Woodbury Room of the Jones Library. The purpose of the forum is to talk about the downtown – our town center. We want to hear from everyone – residents, business people, workers, walkers, bicyclists, movie-goers, library patrons, shoppers, visitors – whoever you are – about what works and what doesn’t work in our downtown. What do...
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Amherst Media
Jun 28, 2017 Amherst Media
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REVISED: 6/26/17 at 9:33 am. MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: Police Station, Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order, approve agenda, approve minutes (5 minutes) 2. Public comment (15 minutes) 3. Review and edit master draft language (all articles) (3 hours, 10 minutes) 4. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours prior to the meeting 5. Planning: future meetings, public feedback on final draft, and introductory letter (30 minutes) 6. Adjourn
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Jun 28, 2017 Amherst Media
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The Curious Giraffe show is a series hosted by Dorothy Cresswell, retired elementary school teacher and music educator. The program aims to get kids thinking about important issues in today's society.
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Jun 27, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 7:30 am. LOCATION: ARHS, Library. LIST OF TOPICS: Approve Minutes of June 14, 2017 and June 20, 2017; Announcements and Public Comments; Bill S223 Foundation Budget Resolution (Vote)--Proposed Motion: To support the passage of Bill S223 Foundation Budget Resolution; Superintendent Evaluation (Vote)--Proposed Motion: To support the summary Superintendent evaluation report; School Committee Forum Planning (Vote)--Proposed Motion: To approve text as presented for inviting community...
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Amherst Media
Jun 27, 2017 Amherst Media
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Meeting of the AMHERST-PELHAM REGIONAL School Committee 6:30 PM TUESDAY, June 27, 2017 Library, Amherst Regional High School AGENDA  Call to Order 6:30 p.m.  Approve Minutes—June 13, 2017 6:30 p.m.  Announcements and Public Comment 6:40 p.m.  New and Continuing Business 1) Superintendent Evaluation (Vote) 6:50 p.m. 2) Regional Transportation Reimbursement Transfer to FY18 Budget (Vote) 7:10 p.m. 3) Bill S223 Foundation Budget Resolution (Vote) 7:20 p.m.  School Committee...
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Jun 23, 2017 Amherst Media
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In this episode of Hourglass Trails, Tulip and Adam Ruiz, a local educator and poet, discuss poetry, open mics and social media. We also hear some of Adam's poetry!
Topics: amherst, amherst media, poetry from the heart, poetry, adam ruiz, tulip chowdhury
Amherst Media
Jun 22, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: Police Station Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order, approve agenda, approve minutes (5 minutes) 2. Public comment (15 minutes) 3. Work on master draft language (focus on Transition article, others) (3 hours, 25 minutes) 4. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours prior to the meeting 5. Planning for future meetings (15 minutes) 6. Adjourn
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Amherst Media
Jun 21, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 7:05 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, Town Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 7:05PM Scenic Roads - Jt. Public Hearing with Tree Warden - DPW - 95 East Pleasant Street - request removal of 13 Arborvitae for construction of bus pull-off, relocated to align road for roundabout at intersection with Triangle St.; 7:15PM Site Plan Review SPR2017-15 Mindi Sahner 16-18 & 20 Dickinson St - request SPR approval for mixed-use building, to amend use of ground floor to allow residential use, in addition to...
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Amherst Media
Jun 20, 2017 Amherst Media
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MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: ARHS, Library. LIST OF TOPICS: Approve Minutes—June 14, 2017; Announcements and Public Comments; Interim Superintendent’s Update; Wildwood Infrastructure; School Building Committee Composition (Fort River)--Potential Motion: Move to delay the decision on the composition of a School Building Committee until late September, in order to give the community a chance to provide further input on the topic through public hearings and other means. Barring unforeseen...
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